Story: Lilburn, Douglas Gordon

Recording sounds in a barn

Recording sounds in a barn

Douglas Lilburn records sounds in a barn in Wiltshire, England, about 1963. The sounds were made by the vibrations of struck sheets of steel and other items, recorded on a magnetic tape.

Using this item

Alexander Turnbull Library, Douglas Lilburn Collection
Reference: PAColl-0675-18
Photograph by Peter Russell Crowe

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

How to cite this page:

Philip Norman. 'Lilburn, Douglas Gordon', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2010. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 16 July 2024)